NSW Motion of Parliament - 2020
The Hon. BEN FRANKLIN (10:04:30): On behalf of the Hon. Natalie Ward: I move:
(1) That this House notes:
(a)on 16 August 2020 Australian swimmer Chloe McCardel crossed the English Channel for the thirty-fifth time, surpassing the men's record for the most crossings;
(b)Ms McCardel completed the 35 kilometre swim in 10 hours and 40 minutes;
(c)Ms McCardel completed this crossing to raise awareness for victim survivors of domestic and family violence;
(d)only one person, another woman, Ms Alison Streeter, has crossed the English Channel more times; and
(e)Ms McCardel was born and raised in Melbourne but is now a proud Sydneysider.
(2) That this House congratulates Ms McCardel on this amazing feat and encourages her to continue breaking world records.
Motion agreed to.